Executive Leadership Coaching
Leading today is tougher than ever.
Executives face unprecedented demands. The importance of being clear about what success looks like is paramount when, wherever you look, there are stakeholders with ever increasing expectations. Shareholders requiring significant and sustainable improvement to financial performance; regulators demanding adherence to ever more onerous rules; a more global fight to attract and retain top talent; and just when we thought we’d seen it all – the uncertainty created by whatever the 21st century chooses to throw at us.Read more
Executive Team Coaching
Even the best, most experienced teams sometime suffer from under-performance.
When it happens at the highest level the ripples are felt right through the organisation all the way to the bottom line.
A senior leadership team or board of directors will benefit from executive team coaching should one or a combination of the following circumstances occur:
- The team are behaving in a dysfunctional or discordant manner
- The delivery or execution of business strategy is ineffective
- Business performance is in decline and results are poor
- The team appear to lack confidence or there is evidence of bullying
- There is a large scale transformation programme to implement
- The team is new or inexperienced
Whilst there is no doubt that Individual Executive and Team Executive Coaching can increase leadership impact, and indeed enhance organisational performance, the only way to create and sustain high performance is to create followship.Read more
We combine an open supportive approach with good sound commercial experience and we pride ourselves in asking searching questions that enable leaders to gain new perspectives on themselves, their teams and their organisations.
We have held senior executive roles in large organisations and utilise a set of methodologies distinctive to UP2 Ltd.
Julie is the CEO of UP2 Limited.
She is an experienced CEO, Coach and Non–Executive Board Director with a track record of delivery in the banking, insurance, charity, education and healthcare sectors in the UK, US and Asia.
Julie has had a varied commercial career and previous roles have included Global People and Communications Director with FTSE, HR Strategy and Change Director at Aon and Founding Director of egg.com, the world’s first internet bank.
Fiona runs a successful Virtual Assistance business providing operational support to consultancy businesses within the UK including UP2 Ltd.
Along with her team she provides a wide range of services including PA, Office Management and Recruitment delivered remotely.
Prior to setting up her business in 2009 she worked for a number of organisations. Previous roles include working as a Major Contract Recruitment Consultant (G.E. Capital and NatWest/RBS) for Adecco, a Business Manager for Angel Human Resources Plc and a Senior Service Administrator for NCR (Natwest Account).
UP2 worked with our senior management team to help us develop as a team. They helped us to develop our roles and understand how best we could mesh our diverse skills and experience together. They coached us both individually and as a team. They were very easy to work with and we would not hesitate to recommend them.
When you start off with nothing and end up with something and especially something special then special things have to be done by special people. Julie was there right at the start of egg when we had nothing and she was a key part of building something fabulous. Not only that, she was fun to work with. Top banana lady.
An outstanding professional with a track record to match – I would have no hesitation of calling on Julie to help again and again and again……
Julie is a fantastic mentor and coach. Always professional in approach she is very easy to work with, offering thoughtful insight and pragmatic advice. I found Julie an inspiration and would not hesitate to recommend her.
I have enormous respect for Julie, she is an expert coach who enables others to be and do more than they might otherwise have imagined.
UP2 was instrumental in helping me look at organisational challenges through a different and more objective lens. I have taken with me the perspectives they helped me form.
Julie has provided a real boost to my career. She provides a rare combination of analytical insight, deep knowledge of people and experience, which allowed me to anticipate future developments in my job and feel prepared for key moments.
Julie has provided me with insightful coaching and support. She is someone that others and I turn to for inspiration and guidance. I can definitely recommend her.